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From Hero to Pariah, Aung San Suu Kyi Dashes Hopes About Myanmar

BANGKOK — Over a span of a month, a pro-military newspaper columnist, U Ngar Min Swe, wrote 10 brief Facebook posts accusing Myanmar’s civilian leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, of taking bribes and dividing the country. In one post, [...]

Kent Sorenson Was a Tea Party Hero. Then He Lost Everything.

*/ ]]> Inmate No. 15000-030 is released into the frigid January morning at 8:46, a gray custodial suit of sweatpants and long-sleeved thermal clinging to his immense frame, a bushy salt-and-pepper beard wrapping around his face, a guard [...]

Nazi Collaborator or National Hero? A Test for Lithuania

SUKIONIAI, Lithuania — For the tiny village of Sukioniai in western Lithuania, the exploits of General Storm, a local anti-Communist hero executed by the Soviet secret police in 1947, have long been a source of pride. The village [...]

John McCain, American hero, leaves unmatched legacy

Many people have disproved F. Scott Fitzgerald’s axiom that there are no second acts in American lives. But Sen. John McCain proved there can be third and even fourth acts. Mr. McCain, a veteran of the Vietnam War with more than 35 years [...]
Support LGBT hero Zach Wahls
As a straight college kid with two lesbian moms, Zach Wahls famously spoke out in favor of gay marriage before the Iowa House of Representatives back in 2012, when he was only 19 years old. Zach gave an amazing speech, you can check it out [...]
Iraq’s Hero Shoe-Thrower Running For Parliament, Hell Yeah!
[embedded content] Muntadhar al-Zaidi (or Muntazer, depending on your transliteration preferences), the Iraqi journalist who won hearts, minds, and tut-tutting oppprobrium worldwide when he whanged his shoes in the [...]
How a Liberal Dissident Became a Far-Right Hero, in Hungary and Beyond
In the early 90s, as prominent dissidents such as Mr. Havel and Lech Walesa in Poland entered office, it was widely assumed that the region would transition naturally into democratic states and market economies. Voters expected that living [...]
In France, Officer Slain After Swapping Places With Hostage Is Hailed as Hero
The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack in Trèbes, about 60 miles southeast of Toulouse. It was the latest in a string of smaller-scale, individual terrorist acts to rattle a country on a high terrorist alert since attacks [...]
Trump’s Best Russian Spy Buddy Felix Sater? You Mean GREATEST AMERICAN HERO Felix Sater!
Embed from Getty Images Have you heard the name “Felix Sater” before? He is this Russian-American guy who was childhood BFFs with Trump idiot lawyer Michael Cohen, and used to be a big business associate of Donald [...]
Hero ICE Protects Nation From Detroit Dad In US For 30 Years Without Even A Traffic Ticket
Jorge Garcia’s string of non-crimes has finally come to an end. The New Cruelty racked up another win Monday. Immigration officials saw to it that Michigan resident Jorge Garcia was put on a plane from Detroit and deported to Mexico. Garcia [...]